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Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities

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1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201408-05 / adobe-flash
Release Date August 14, 2014
Latest Revision August 14, 2014: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
www-plugins/adobe-flash < 11.2.202.400 >= 11.2.202.400 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #519790

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Adobe Flash Player, worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

2.  Impact Information

Background

The Adobe Flash Player is a renderer for the SWF file format, which is commonly used to provide interactive websites.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Adobe Flash Player. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition or bypass security restrictions.

3.  Resolution Information

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Adobe Flash Player users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
  ">=www-plugins/adobe-flash-11.2.202.400"

4.  References



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